Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photograph Collection,[ca. 1865-1950]

Collection Number: 15-5-3090

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Andrew Dickson White architectural photograph collection, [ca. 1865-1950]
Collection Number:
15-5-3090
Creator:
White, Andrew Dickson,
Quantity:
13,000 items.
Forms of Material:
Photographs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes approximately 13,000 photographs of buildings, sculpture and decorative arts in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Collection consists of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century photographs: 9,000 individual, mounted images and about 150 albums containing approximately 4,000 images. Other sub-collections include nineteenth-century American domestic architecture, 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition, plans and drawings by fellows of the American Academy in Rome (200 items, ca. 1930-1940); Clifton Beckwith Brown memorial albums (118 albums containing about 2,600 images); photographs of drawings of the U. S. Capitol Building and U. S. Treasury Buildings by Alfred B. Mullett, supervising architect of the U.S. Treasury; three albums of views of the Middle East by Félix Bonfils; photogravures of the Louvre Museum by Edouard-Denis Baldus; and Metropolitan Museum period rooms. Photographic processes include albumen prints, carbon prints, cyanotypes, photogravures, and gelatin silver prints.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Educator, diplomat, president of Cornell University.
His tenure as University president (1866-85) was interrupted by an official visit to Santo Domingo and a term as U.S. Minister to Berlin. He later served as Minister to Russia and then Ambassador to Germany. After the death of his first wife, Mary Amanda Outwater, White married Helen Magill. He died in 1918.
Andrew D. White taught at the University of Michigan, then served in the New York State Senate (1864-67). He next became Cornell's first president.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes approximately 13,000 photographs of buildings, sculpture and decorative arts in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Collection consists of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century photographs: 9,000 individual, mounted images and about 150 albums containing approximately 4,000 images. Other sub-collections include nineteenth-century American domestic architecture, 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition, plans and drawings by fellows of the American Academy in Rome (200 items, ca. 1930-1940); Clifton Beckwith Brown memorial albums (118 albums containing about 2,600 images); photographs of drawings of the U. S. Capitol Building and U. S. Treasury Buildings by Alfred B. Mullett, supervising architect of the U.S. Treasury; three albums of views of the Middle East by Félix Bonfils; photogravures of the Louvre Museum by Edouard-Denis Baldus; and Metropolitan Museum period rooms. Photographic processes include albumen prints, carbon prints, cyanotypes, photogravures, and gelatin silver prints.
SUBJECTS

Names:
White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918.
Baldus, Edouard, 1813-1889.
Baldus, Edouard, 1813-1889
Bonfils, Félix, 1831-1885.
Bonfils, Félix, 1831-1885
Brown, Clifton Beckwith
Brown, Clifton Beckwith.
American Academy in Rome
American Academy in Rome.
Musée du Louvre
Musée du Louvre.
World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition

Subjects:
Archaeology
Architecture
Architecture -- Details
Street photography.
Commercial buildings
Decorative arts
Fortification.
Art museums
Gardens
Office buildings
Monuments
Museums
Palaces
Public buildings
Religious facilities
Archaeology
Architecture
Architecture -- Details
Art museums
Commercial buildings
Decorative arts
Fortification
Gardens
Monuments
Museums
Office buildings
Palaces
Public buildings
Religious facilities
Street photography

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.
Pictorial works


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photograph Collection, #15-5-3090. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

See also: Andrew D. White Architectural Photographs digital collection, which consists of digitized images from this collection.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Europe
Series II. North America
Series III. Central America and the Caribbean
Series IV. Middle East
Series V. Asia
Series VI. Miscellaneous

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 67
Algeria
Box 67
Armenia
Box 55-56
Austria
Box 57
Belgium
Box 201
Belgium
Box 305
Belgium
Audenard, Brussels
Box 306
Belgium
Louven
Box 29
Denmark
Kronborg Castle, Helsingor
Box 6, 196-201
England
Box 13
England
Old Sarum, Salisbury, Beverly Minster Percy Shrine, Ely Priory porch, York, Gloucester
Box 30
England
Wells Cathedral, Wimbledon, Worcester Cathedral, York Minster
Box 31
England
Westminster Abbey, Kenilworth Castle, Worcester Cathedral, Chichester Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral, Bristol, Wells
Box 32
England
Oxford Colleges, Salisbury Cathedral, Lincoln Cathedral, Gloucester Cathedral, Reading, Montacute House, Tonbridge, Torquay
Box 33
England
London, Warwick Castle, Exeter Cathedral, Norwich, Mentmore Towers, Oxford Colleges, Royal Architectural Museum
Box 34
England
Durham Cathedral, Lincoln, Beverly Minster, Exeter, Hawarden Castle, Kenilworth Castle, Royal Leamington Spa, Royal Architectural Museum, Hyde Park, Oxford Colleges, Salisbury, Southwell Minster
Box 35
England
Chichester, Durham, Exeter, Gloucester, Lichfield, Lincoln, St. Alban's Cathedral, Wells Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Worcester Cathedral, York Minster, Kenilworth Castle, Eaton Hall, Kent, London
Box 36
England
Bristol, Glastonbury Abbey, York Minster, British domestic architecture, Ascott House, Cambridge, Eaton, London, Oxford, Shropshire
Box 37
England
Carlisle Cathedral, Chester Cathedral, Chichester, Compton Castle, Durham, Exeter, Glastonbury Abbey, Haddon Hall, Hatfield House, London
Box 38
England
Bristol, Cambridge colleges
Box 39
England
Cambridge
Box 40
England
Cambridge colleges, Exeter, Gloucester, Haddon Hall, Hereford Cathedral, Ledbury, Lichfield, Lincoln, London, Reading, Salisbury, Winchester Cathedral, York Minster
Box 41
England
Winchester, London, Wells, Windsor
Box 7
England, Scotland
Box 14
England, Scotland and Wales: churches
Box 309
England
London, Cambridge, Salisbury
Box 279-280
France
Photographs by Baldus
Box 281
France
Box 8
Italy
Box 9
Decorative Arts: Austria
Box 10
France
Box 201-203
France
Box 44
France
Agen, Aigues Mortes, Albi, Amiens, Anet, Angers, Angouleme, Anndely, Arles, Alivers, Avallon, Beauvais, Blois
Box 45
France
Bouilly, Bourges, Bretteville, Caen, Cannes, Ceret, Chalons-sur-Marne, Chantilly
Box 46
France
Chemaze, Chiny, Compiegne, Elne, Epreville, Evre et Loire, Fontainebleau, Harmont de Boixe, Josselin, Laon, Lemans, Le Puy, Lisieux, Loches, Mentone, Mont St. Michel
Box 47
France
Mont St. Michel, Montpellier, Mortree, Moissac, Nantes, Nice, Nimes, Noyes
Box 48-50
France
Paris
Box 51
France
St. Benoit sur Loire, St. Denis, St. Michel-de-Luxe, Strassbourg, Toulouse, Tours, Troyes, Varengeville, Versailles, Vezelay, Unidentified
Box 52
France
Exposition
Box 168
France
Sculpture
Box 171
France
Decorative arts
Box 305
France
Abbeville, Amiens, Blois, Bourges, Caen
Box 306
France
Caen, Chartres, Chenonceaux, Moissac, Orleans, Paris, Poitiers, Rouen, Versailles
Box 307
France
Strasbourg
Box 15
Germany, France, Belgium
Box 16
Germany, England, Jerusalem Basilica
Box 133
Germany
Aachen, Altdorf, Andernach, Augsburg, Bamberg
Box 134
Germany
Bamberg
Box 135
Germany
Bamberg, Berlin
Box 136
Germany
Bielefeld, Bonn, Bremen, Coburg, Dresden
Box 137
Germany
Erfurt, Frankfurt-am-Main, Frizlar, Fulda, Gelnhausen, Gernrode, Goslar
Box 138
Germany
Halberstadt, Halle, Hamburg, Heiligenberg, Hildesheim
Box 139-140
Germany
Hildesheim
Box 141
Germany
Jerichow, Jueslingburg, Cologne
Box 142
Germany
Konigslutter, Abtei Maria, Laach
Box 143
Germany
Laach, Lacken, Lehnin, Limburg, Lubeck
Box 144
Germany
Lubeck, Magdeburg, Mainz, Marburg
Box 145-150
Germany
Marburg
Box 150
Germany
Maulbronn Abbey
Box 151
Germany
Maulbronn Abbey, Munich
Box 152
Germany
Munster, Naumburg, Nuremburg
Box 153-156
Germany
Nuremburg
Box 156
Germany
Paderborn, Potsdam
Box 157
Germany
Quedlinburg, Regensburg
Box 158-160
Germany
Regensburg
Box 160
Germany
Salzwedel, Schwerin, Stuttgart, Trier, Uberlinger, Ulm, Wartburg
Box 161
Germany
Wernigerude, Wittenburg, Worms
Box 162
Germany
Worms
Box 163
Germany
Wurzburg
Box 163-164
Germany
Unidentified locations
Box 165
Germany
Sculpture in architectural settings
Box 173
Germany
Decorative arts
Box 307
Germany
Cologne
Box 169-170
Greece
Sculpture
Box 59-60
Greece
Athens, Cyprus, Epidaurus. Photographers: Dumas, Felix Bonfils, Alinari, Merlin
Box 61
Greece
Olympia, Temple of Zeus, Athens, Parthenon
Box 184
Greece
Athens
Box 185
Greece
Box 281-282
Greece
Box 58
Holland
Box 58
Hungary
Box 54
Iraq
Box 74
Italy
Agrigentum, Altari, Alba Fucense, Amalfi, Aragni, Ancona
Box 75
Italy
Aquila, Arezza, Assisi, Baja, Benevento, Bolagra, Bordigherra, Branoli, Brindisi
Box 76
Italy
Capranica, Capri, Carrara, Carsol, Caserta, Castael S. Ella, Castellamma
Box 77
Italy
Cefalu, Civita Catellana, Civitavecchia, Collodi, Lago di Como
Box 78
Italy
Corneto Tarquinia, Cortona, Faenza, Ferentino, Fiesole, Figline
Box 79-87
Italy
Florence
Box 88
Italy
Genoa, Gaeta, Frascati, Fondi, Foligno, Florence Castelo di Vincigliata
Box 89
Italy
Genoa
Box 90
Italy
Genoa, Loreto, Lammari, Isolabella, Herculaneum, Gubbio, Grotta Ferrata, Grassi
Box 91
Italy
Messina, Massi-Marittima, Maser, Maddaloni, Licca
Box 92-93
Italy
Monreale, Milan
Box 94
Italy
Monte Cassino, Monte Fiascone, Montone, Montesansani, Monte Pulciano, Naples
Box 95
Italy
Naples
Box 96
Italy
Orvietto
Box 97
Italy
Palermo, Paestum, Ostia
Box 98
Italy
Palermo
Box 99
Italy
Palermo, Pallanea, Parenzo, Pavia
Box 100
Italy
Perugia, Pegli, Pavia
Box 101
Italy
Pistoia, Pisa, Pienza, Piacenza
Box 102
Italy
Pompeii
Box 103
Italy
Pomepeii, Ravello, Prato, Pozzuoili, Porto Marizio
Box 104-105
Italy
Ravenna
Box 106
Italy
Ravenna, Recanati
Box 107
Italy
Rome: General views, churches
Box 108
Italy
Rome: Churches- Chiesa di S. Clemente, S. Giovanni in Laterano, S. Domenico, Fuori Le Mura, S. Maria di Monserrato
Box 109
Italy
Rome: Churches- S. Maria in Areacoeli, Maria Maggiore, S. Maria del Popolo, S. Paolo Fuiri le Mura
Box 110
Italy
Rome: various churches, public spaces--Piazza Barberini, Castel San Angelo, Campidoglio
Box 111
Italy
Rome: Public spaces and fountains
Box 112
Italy
Rome: Public spaces, fountains, private villas--Albani, Palazzo Borghese
Box 113
Italy
Rome: Villa Colonna, Palazzo Corsini, Palazzo Farnese, Quirinale, Palazzo Mateo, Villa Medici, Palazzo Sciarra, Palazzo Spada, Pantheon, Via Appia
Box 114
Italy
Rome: Temples by the Tiber, miscellaneous temples, basilicae and tombs, sarcophagi, Baths of Caracalla and Diocletian, Colosseum
Box 115
Italy
Rome: Roman forum, Trajan's Forum, miscellaneous buildings and mosaics
Box 116
Italy
Rome: mosaics
Box 117-118
Italy
Rome: Vatican
Box 119
Italy
Rome: Vatican, Salerno. Sassovivo, Savona, Selinus, San Miniato, San Remo, San Severino, Sarzana, Sessa
Box 120
Italy
Sicily, Siena
Box 121
Italy
Siena
Box 122
Italy
Siracusa, Solmona, Solunta, Sorrento, Spleto, Stra, Subiaco, Taormina, terracina, Tivoli, Todi, Toscanella, Trient, Urbino
Box 123
Italy
Venice: Palazzo Ducale, Ca d'Oro
Box 124
Italy
Venice: Panoramas, general views, miscellaneous, San Marco
Box 125
Italy
Venice: miscellaneous. Verona
Box 126
Italy
Venice: Mosaics
Box 127
Italy
Venice: mosaics. Viterbo, Vicenza
Box 128-131
Italy
Box 185
Italy
Box 283-286
Italy
Box 310
Italy
Box 167-168
Italy
Sculpture
Box 172
Italy
Decorative arts
Box 175-179
Italy
American Academy in Rome: France, Greece, Africa, Spain, 1940 competition drawings
Box 248
Italy
Florence, Messina, Molfetta, Monreale, Murano, Naples
Box 305
Italy
Rome, Florence, Venice
Box 308
Italy
Rome, Florence, Venice
Box 54
Malta
Box 54
Monaco
Box 1
Scotland
Edinburgh, Glasgow, Roslin, Stirling, Ayr
Box 53
Spain
Box 264
Spain
Alcala de Henares, Alcantara, Alicante, Avila, Barcelona, Burgos, Calahorra, Cartagena, Cogolludo, Cordoba, Riofrio, Sintra
Box 17
Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Sweden
Box 57
Switzerland
Box 308
Switzerland
Lugano
Box 29
Sweden
Gotland churches, Borgholm Castle, Gripsholm Castle, Trollhatte Canal, Gota Canal, Motala, Skokloster, Linkoping, Stockholm
Box 11
Unknown European
Box 18
Unknown European
Box 2-3
World's Fair Columbian Exhibition
1893
Box 5
World's Fair Columbian Exhibition, California
Box 19
Arizona
Grand Canyon
Box 19
California
Los Andeles, San Diego, Panama-California Exposition
Box 19
Connecticut
Wethersfield Web House, Valley
Box 193-194
Illinois
Chicago: Columbian Exposition 1893
Box 20
Illinois
Lockport: William Gooding House, La Grange: Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Chicago
Box 20
Iowa
Iowa City: Old Stone Capital Building
Box 21
Maine
Portland: Morse-Libby Mansion, York Beach
Box 21
Maryland
Baltimore: Lovely Lane Methodist Church
Box 4
Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York
Baltimore, Danvers, Groton, Salem, Concord, Ithaca. Photographers: Moulton-Erickson, WH Kimball and Sons, Howes
Box 20
Massachusetts
Cambridge: Harvard
Box 21
Massachusetts
Bostine, Brookline, Cambridge, North Easton, Salem, Wellesley, Williamstown, Woburn
Box 21
Michigan
Detroit: Bagley Fountain
Box 23
New Hampshire
Concord, Portsmouth
Box 23
New Jersey
Madison
Box 22
New York
Albany, Auburn, Buffalo, Chatham, Ithaca, Garden City, Mamaroneck, New York City, Saratoga Springs
Box 23
New York
New York City
Box 192
New York
New York City
Box 309
New York
New York City
Box 192
New York
Ithaca: Sage Chapel
Box 24
Ohio
Cleveland
Box 309
Ohio
Columbus
Box 24
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pittsburgh
Box 24
Rhode Island
Bristol, Narragansett, Newport
Box 24
South Carolina
Charleston
Box 24
Utah
Salt Lake City
Box 25
Virginia
Williamsburg, James City County, Richmond County
Box 185
Virginia
Thomas Jefferson's house at Monticello
Box 26
Washington, D.C.
Box 166
Unidentified locations
Box 186-191
United States
Miscellaneous
Box 195
Brazil
Box 191
Costa Rica
Box 27
Mexico:
Mexico City, Veracruz, Palenque, Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Sayil, Xiuloc
Box 28
Mexico
Mexico City, Aguacalientes, Amecameca, Queretaro, Zacatecas, Veracruz, Xcavil de Yaxche, Palenque
Box 43
Haiti
Port-au-Prince, modern domestic architecture
Box 68-73
Egypt
Box 168
Egypt
Sculpture
Box 273
Egypt
Egyptian Temple Complex, Karnak, Giza, Cauro
Box 54
Iraq
Box 58
Palestine
Box 58
Unidentified
Box 64
Syria
Including ancient Assyrian art
Box 65-66
Turkey
Box 273
Turkey
Constantinople: Hagia Sophia, Suleymaniye Mosque, Sultan Ahmet III Fountain, city panorama, Burnt Column, Galata Tower. Bursa: Mausoleum and Tomb of Sultan Osman
Box 67
Jordan
Box 64
Lebanon
Box 67
Lebanon
Box 62-63
Israel
Box 67
Japan
Box 12
Gardens and gates, from the John Larkin library
Box 180-183
Decorative Arts
Metropolitan Museum of Art period rooms
Box 132-133
Unidentified
Box 174
Miscellaneous decorative arts